Set in the fictional Sacred Heart hospital in California, John "J.D" Dorian makes his way through the overwhelming world of medicine, with the help of his best friend, his fellow rookie doctors, and the arrogant, but brilliant attending physician he views as his mentor. Written by
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A list of the languages the characters know as revealed throughout the episodes. Elliot speaks German and French, Turk knows very little French, and he learns Spanish for Carla. Dr. Cox and Carla speak Spanish, and The Janitor knows sign language, and also speaks Spanish and Korean. J.D. also speaks a bit of Turkish, when a Turkish doctor tries to steal his pudding for the second time. See more
The x-ray with the show's title shown in the beginning is turned the wrong way: the heart should be seen on the right hand side. This was an intentional mistake put in by creator Bill Lawrence
to represent the core idea of the show: young doctors in over their heads. Bill Lawrence reminds viewers that this goof was completely intentional in interviews, DVD commentaries, and virtually any other available opportunity. See more
[J.D. is talking to a patient with a coma, describing his hardships
Yeah, that's rough... I'm in a coma. I've had an itch on my foot for the last eight months.
Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
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